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    Malaysian Plane MH17 Carrying 295 Shot Down Over Ukraine, Says Official (+Videos)
    Jul17

    Malaysian Plane MH17 Carrying 295 Shot Down Over Ukraine, Says Official (+Videos)

    KIEV, Ukraine—A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace. Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, said on his Facebook page the...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight Crashes in Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines Flight Crashes in Ukraine

    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed in Ukraine Thursday, according to Russian news agencies. “We have this information. A Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala-Lampur crashed north of Torez [in eastern Ukraine],” Vladislav Seleznev, a spokesman for the Ukrainian armed forces, told RIA Novosti news agency. Anton...

    Obama Talks To Putin, Asks Aides For Plane Reports
    Jul17

    Obama Talks To Putin, Asks Aides For Plane Reports

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking his advisers to keep him updated on reports of a plane shot down over Ukraine. But the White House says it can’t confirm the reports. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Thursday that Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin before leaving on a trip to...

    Malaysian passenger plane shot down over east Ukraine, Kiev says
    Jul17

    Malaysian passenger plane shot down over east Ukraine, Kiev says

    Boeing plane was reportedly flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister Says Passenger Plane Carrying 295 Shot Down
    Jul17

    Adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister Says Passenger Plane Carrying 295 Shot Down

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says passenger plane carrying 295 shot down. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead
    Jul17

    Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead

    A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...

    Ukraine Says Russia Shot Down Jet
    Jul17

    Ukraine Says Russia Shot Down Jet

    Ukraine accused Russia’s armed forces of shooting down one of its fighter jets over Ukrainian territory, marking Kiev’s most direct accusation yet of Moscow’s involvement in the separatist conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin warns latest sanctions will hurt U.S., too
    Jul17

    Putin warns latest sanctions will hurt U.S., too

    Kiev claims Russian jet shot down one of its fighters over Ukrainian territory as Putin slams new U.S. sanctions …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Claims Air Force Jet Downed by Russian Missile
    Jul17

    Ukraine Claims Air Force Jet Downed by Russian Missile

    In the latest escalation of the conflict on the Ukrainian-Russian border, Kyiv said a Russian jet shot down one of its warplanes, its strongest accusation yet of direct Russian military involvement in the war. A Ukrainian military spokesman said the pilot of the SU-25 fighter ejected to safety. On the ground in eastern Ukraine, fierce fighting...

    Putin: U.S. Sanctions Will Take Russia Relations To ‘Dead End’
    Jul17

    Putin: U.S. Sanctions Will Take Russia Relations To ‘Dead End’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin described the latest round of U.S. sanctions targeting major Russian banks and energy companies as a “dead end” that would have a “boomerang effect.” The Russian leader said at a news conference in Brasilia on July 16 he believed the new sanctions could harm the long-term national interests...